Thammasat University (TU), Thailand’s second-oldest university, has launched an initiative toinstall solar panels on its rooftops for intra-campus electricity generating with the goal of reaching overall production of 15 megawatts by the end of 2017, the biggest among all universities in Asia and the fourth-largest in the world. Professor Dr. Somkit Lertpaithoon, Thammasat University rector, said the move was part of TU’s “Sustainable University” project. The solar rooftops are set to be installed at the university’s Rangsit Campus in two phases. The first phase will generate a total of six megawatts of power and the second phase will bring the total to nine megawatts by the end of 2017.
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This exciting project was undertaken by one of Dacon’s experienced IRATA Rope Access Teams at a chemical production plant in Al Jabail, Saudi Arabia – the world’s largest industrial site.